Whisky Review #109 Rosebank 21yo for TWE(Retro Label) 48%

rbktwe21yoThis Rosebank was bottled by Specialty Drinks for The Whisky Exchange and was drawn from a single bourbon cask  before being bottled at a fairly decent strength – 48abv. It bears a prettty cool looking retro label as well, inspired by yesteryears whisky design..

On the nose: Sweet and refreshing. Vanilla, sugar, cinnamon, sawdust and a little wet hay. More flowers with water as well as perfume. Fresh acidic and green fruity notes after some time in the glass.

On the palate: Sweet green and herbal. Light and easygoing With hints of sugarcoated breakfast cereals. A bit waxy in the mouth. Water opens up for summery hints like flowers and sweet grass. It’s all finished off with more savoury cereals and green deliciousness.

A very typical Rosebank as far as my experience goes. Very good, but no lifechanger.

Best without water added.

86/100 points

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